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Aug 16
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Brendan Gaughan Finishes 20th at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Brendan Gaughan, No. 62 Allie Norman / South Point Hotel Chevrolet Camaro (Photo Credit: Nick Laham / Getty Images) Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 Allie Norman / South Point Hotel Chevrolet Camaro qualified seventh for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. After going off-course on lap 37, Gaughan was shuffled back to the 23rd-position. By lap-55 the Richard Childress Racing team had worked its way back to the third position and took over the lead on lap 61. Crew chief Shane Wilson brought Gaughan and the No. 62 Chevrolet in for their final pit stop on lap 69 and the crew got him back on track in the 13th position. With less than 10 laps to go, Gaughan reported that he was pushing water after grass was reported on the grille ... FULL STORY »

Harvick dominant in Nationwide Series win at Atlanta
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Kevin Harvick, driver of the #5 Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga.—No wonder they call Kevin Harvick "The Closer." From the moment Harvick’s No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevrolet took the lead from polesitter Chase Elliott on Lap 37, Saturday night’s Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway was an open-and-shut case. In posting his third NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the season and the 43rd of his career, Harvick led the last 159 laps and finished .567 seconds ahead of runner-up Joey Logano. "This thing was bad fast from the drop of the green flag," Harvick said after finishing off a spectacular victory burnout and exiting the car. "This is just one of those race tracks where I like the challenge of everything you get to do here. "(Crew chief) Ernie (Cope) and I ... FULL STORY »

Sam Hornish Jr. and Monster Energy Unable to Complete Mid-Ohio Event

2014 NNS Sam Hornish Jr., on the Pole - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Engine Expiration Thwarts Strong Run Resulting in 30th-Place Finish Date: August 16, 2014 Event: ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Race Results & Point Standings

2014 NNS Chris Buescher on track at Mid-Ohio in the No. 60 Nationwide Childrens Hospital Ford Mustang - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Chris Buescher may be a 2014 Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) and even though he didn't lead the most laps, he presented himself as a veteran in achieving his first series career victory Saturday ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Starting Lineup

Sam Hornish, Jr., with a qualifying lap speed of 95.873mph, captured the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) pole for this afternoon's Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. This was Hornish's second series pole of the season, his ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Final Practice Session Speeds

Justin Marks, driver of the #31 SOL Republic Chevrolet, climbs into his car before practice for the Nationwide Children's 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 15, 2014 in Lexington, Ohio. - Photo Credit: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images Justin Marks, with a lap speed of 95.187mph, showed the fastest way around the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Friday afternoon during the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) practice session for Saturday's Nationwide Children's Hospital 200. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing Celebrates 45 Years

Richard Childress Racing Logo Established in 1969, RCR will share memories and iconic moments across their social media channels throughout August and September with #RCR45 WELCOME, N.C. (August 15, 2014) Marking the organization's 45th Anniversary in NASCAR, Richard Childress Racing will celebrate the milestone throughout August and ... FULL STORY »

Atlanta Motor Speedway Media Center Renamed In Memory Of Marcy Scott

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (August 15, 2014) –  Atlanta Motor Speedway has announced that the infield media center has been named in memory of Marcy Scott, the track’s late Director of Marketing & Promotion. The building will be known as the Marcy ... FULL STORY »



2014 NNS Driver Sam Hornish Jr (Monster) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NNS Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 First Practice Session Speeds
no responses - Posted 08.15.14
Sam Hornish, Jr., with a lap speed of 95.245mph, was the fastest early Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) practice session for Saturday's Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Second fastest with a lap speed of 94.609mph, was Regan Smith; followed by series Rookie of ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Implements New On-Track Incident Procedure For Competitors
no responses - Posted 08.15.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 15, 2014) — In its continued efforts to evolve the safety of its sport, NASCAR announced Friday that it will add a rule that addresses on-track incidents as part of its race procedures. The rule, listed as Section 9-16, will be an addendum to the NASCAR rule book and will apply ...FULL STORY »
Landon Cassill, No. 01 Bon Bon Boom Bubble Gum Pops Chevrolet Camaro Side Layout
Landon Cassill Driving Bon Bon Boom Bubble Gum Pops Chevrolet
no responses - Posted 08.14.14
LEXINGTON, Ohio – When the checkered flag waves at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Saturday, one driver will be especially hoping the experience has been a sweet treat worthy of his car for the day. Landon Cassill, the 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year, will be behind ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt (JD Motorsports) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Jeffrey Earnhardt A Road Warrior Again
no responses - Posted 08.14.14
LEXINGTON, Ohio – The road-racing skills of Jeffrey Earnhardt will be tested for the second straight week this weekend as the Nationwide Series visits the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200. Earnhardt finished 21st last week at the Watkins Glen International road course in New York. ...FULL STORY »
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Landon Cassill Looks To Rally At Mid-Ohio
no responses - Posted 08.14.14
LEXINGTON, Ohio – After failing to finish last week’s road-course race at Watkins Glen International because of suspension issues, Landon Cassill hopes to bounce back this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Nationwide drivers will be road-course racing for the second straight week in the 90-lap Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200. Cassill ...FULL STORY »
Kenny Habul, No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Camry (Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt / Getty Images)
Kenny Habul 2014 NNS Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
Kenny Habul No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Preview Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota News and Notes: HABUL AND SUNENERGY1 MAKE FINAL 2014 START AT MID-OHIO: SunEnergy1 CEO and accomplished road racer Kenny Habul will make his final start of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season this weekend at ...FULL STORY »
No. 43 Winfield Nationwide Children's Hospital Ford Mustang Layout
Dakoda Armstrong Hopes to Make the Most of Final Road Course Race at Mid-Ohio
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
Nationwide Children's Hospital Patient Sydney Huber to be Honorary Team Member Weekend Statistics and Notes: It only happens a few weekends a year, and only twice at a road course, this weekend the NASCAR Nationwide series takes the spotlight at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. While the Sprint Cup series, heads to another ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR TidBits – Aug. 11 – 17, 2014
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
500 TOYOTA STARTS:  Toyota driver Kyle Busch is set to make his 500th career NASCAR start in a Toyota Saturday in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Michigan International Speedway.  In 499 starts, Busch has compiled the most Toyota victories -- 114 total -- behind the wheel of a Toyota vehicle and ...FULL STORY »


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